I'm sure like me you have heard the same tale told about eating dried fruit. Dried fruit are full of sugar and should be avoided in a healthy diet. Which is true in one sense, as they are dried the natural sugar count in the fruit becomes more concentrated, so we do need to keep this in mind.
Given the choice, I will always pick spinach or silver-beet (or chard if you're not from Australia) over kale, don't get me wrong I'll eat it if there is no other option, but I'm not a fan of the texture of kale.
Listening to a food documentary, it made the suggestion that Green tea wasn't any more healthier than any other type of tea, so I thought I'd look into this a bit more to determine, if what has become common thought is just that a thought and not fact.
A few years ago I was working with my Naturopath working out my allergies and I had to go on a yeast free diet. The first week consists of eating nothing but rice to help neutralise the bacteria in the gut.